Category: Bluegrass recording news

Forbes Family 2 Volume remembrance

| October 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rebel Records has announced a November release of their two-volume anthology of music from The Forbes Family, a bluegrass Gospel band popular during the mid-1980s. From 1984-86, the sibling group recorded three albums for Rebel, only to largely disband as their own individual families began to take […]


Preview track from Flatt Lonesome

| October 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Flatt Lonesome has offered a preview track from their new CD, Runaway Train, for our readers. It’s for the song You’ll Pay, written by Danny Roberts and Paul Harrigill, currently the #2 track on our Bluegrass Today Weekly Airplay chart. The number demonstrates the traits that have brought […]


New Sierra Hull CD in January ’16

| October 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rounder Records has announced a January 29, 2016 release for Weighted Mind, their third album for mandolin maven Sierra Hull. This one will be something of a departure for the young virtuoso, whose two previous releases featured her as singer/songwriter within a bluegrass ensemble. If […]


Irene Kelley to Mountain Fever

| September 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mountain Fever Records has announced the signing of celebrated Nashville singer and songwriter Irene Kelley to the label. She will begin work this winter on a new album with Mark Fain producing. A Spring 2016 release is anticipated. The new project is expected to continue […]


Debut single from Mark Kuykendall & Bobby Hicks

| September 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rebel Records has announced the signing of Mark Kuykendall, Bobby Hicks & Asheville Bluegrass, and the release of a debut single ahead of their CD dropping on November 6. Down Memory Lane is the title of the album, which Mark says he recorded as a gift for […]


Po’ Ramblin’ Boys to Randm Records

| September 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys have signed with California’s Randm Records to release Back To The Mountains, their first album of “outlaw bluegrass,” later this fall. They call their hard-charging, traditional sound “outlaw” as they see it as counter to the trend towards a smoother, less-ragged style in contemporary bluegrass […]


Rhonda’s Christmas in October

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rhonda Vincent had a dream to see her own realization of a bluegrass/country 12 Days Of Christmas, which she realized in the studio this year. She’s assembled a roster of country music royalty to perform with her on a new album, Christmas Time, set for release […]


Sample track from Songs of Heart and Home

| September 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Greg Blake has shared a track from his new album, Songs of Heart and Home, a lovely duet with Claire Lynch on Dreaming of a Little Cabin. Blake is the lead singer and guitarist with Jeff Scroggins & Colorado, who made his way to the Front […]


Junior Sisk to Mountain Fever

| September 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mountain Fever Records has announced that Junior Sisk has signed with the label for his next album, due in the early part of next year. Junior says that this will be a year of change for him professionally, though not in his signature style of […]


Justin Moses – new CD and podcast

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Justin Moses has been one of the more active bluegrass musicians working in our music this past decade, but rarely in a showy or bombastic fashion. Possessed of near-virtuosic skills on all the common bluegrass instruments, Moses has served as banjoist with Blue Moon Rising, […]